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Series cast summary:
Kenneth Cranham ...  Kay / ... 3 episodes, 1985-1989
Robert Lang ...  Lord Augustus Lorton / ... 3 episodes, 1985-1987
Timothy West ...  David Roberts / ... 3 episodes, 1987-1989
John Hudson John Hudson ...  Colin Hewlett / ... 3 episodes, 1987-1989
Dinsdale Landen ...  Dr. Prentice / ... 3 episodes, 1985-1989
Judi Dench ...  Mrs. Alving / ... 2 episodes, 1987
Emma Thompson ...  Catherine Winslow / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Ian Richardson ...  General Burgoyne / ... 2 episodes, 1987-1989
Tim Woodward ...  Lord Windermere / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1990
Tim Roth ...  Curly Delafield / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Patrick Ryecart ...  Captain Absolute / ... 2 episodes, 1988-1989
Colin Blakely ...  Captain Adolf / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1987
David Troughton ...  Bouton / ... 2 episodes, 1985-1989
Rowena Cooper Rowena Cooper ...  Miss Barnes / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Tyler Butterworth ...  1st Messenger / ... 2 episodes, 1987-1990
Tessa Peake-Jones ...  Chorus of women from Chalcis / ... 2 episodes, 1987-1990
Kate Buffery ...  Elise / ... 2 episodes, 1988
Natalie Ogle ...  Kaja Fosli / ... 2 episodes, 1988
Greg Hicks ...  2nd Messenger / ... 2 episodes, 1990
Ruth Mitchell Ruth Mitchell ...  Chorus of women from Chalcis / ... 2 episodes, 1990
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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 1985 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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